"Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor will deliver a keynote address on the War of 1812 and fighting on the Niagara Frontier at 8 p.m. in the Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University. It's free and open to the public. The lecture is a principal part of a three-day conference that starts today at Niagara on New York State history, focusing mainly on the War of 1812. It is sponsored by the New York State Historical Association in collaboration with the New York State Archives Partnership Trust."
---- The Buffalo News, June 14, 2012.
Dr. Alan Taylor's lecture was a principal part of the Conference on New York State History, sponsored by the Cooperstown-based New York State Historical Association, in collaboration with the Albany-based New York State Archives Partnership Trust. The conference was, additionally, co-sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Niagara University. Over 200 people were estimated to be in attendance.
This recording, from audience level with permission, is part of the C-SAAHN "Buffalo Stories" AUDIO Series. C-SAAHN has created the "IMAGINE" Tuesday Noon-Hour Lecture Series at the Downtown Library since 2009 (http://www.buffaloah.com/h/center/lib/12lec.html).
The Center for the Study of Art, Architecture, History, & Nature (C-SAAHN http://www.buffaloah.com/h/center/index.html) was established in 2009 as a unique digital enterprise and network designed to help link volunteers and lifelong learning communities as part of the "Buffalo-Chautauqua Idea: Exploring American Legacy."
--- By Dennis Galucki, Founder & Coordinator, C-SAAHN
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